James Aitken


James is an experienced private client solicitor who has practised for over 20 years in three different jurisdictions: Scotland, England & Wales and Illinois.

James is the author of numerous legal articles and a regular speaker at conferences. James is a former member of the Law Society of Scotland’s tax committee and was for 6 years a member of the Scottish Social Service Council’s registration and conduct committee.

James has a particular interest in what happens to our digital lives and assets on death or if we lose capacity.

James is also a co-founder of the Private Client Scotland Forum.

area of expertise



 Powers of Attorney

 Asset Protection


The professional service provided by Stuart and Stuart was first class throughout. I’m very grateful that you made it as stress free and as simple as possible. You were friendly, professional and got all the important bits done behind the scenes. Thank you and well done!
Stuart Craig

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